The collection includes title deeds to properties in Waterstock, Waterperry, Emmington and Chilworth, legal and estate papers of Sir William Henry Ashhurst and William Henry Ashhurst, family photograph albums of the late 19th century and papers of Miss Gladys Ashhurst as a member of Oxfordshire County Council.
Papers of the Ashhurst Family of Waterstock, Oxfordshire
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Don. c. 169; Eng. lett. c. 784-8; Eng. misc. a. 31(R), b. 435-8, c. 930-40, d. 1357-64, e. 1521-6, f. 863; Top. Oxon. b. 309, c. 840-52
- Dates of Creation1543-1947
- Language of MaterialEnglish, and Latin.
- Physical Description51 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Ashhurst family of Waterstock, Oxfordshire, includes Sir William Henry Ashhurst (1725-1807), William Henry Ashhurst (1778-1846), MP, and Miss Gladys Ashhurst, who was a member of Oxfordshire County Council in the 1930s and 1940s. Details for Sir William Henry Ashhurst are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Conditions Governing Access
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).
The collection was bought by the Library in 1985.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
A full description is available in the Library.
The collection was deposited in the Library in 1954.